Homeopathy vs allopathy?

Homeopathy vs allopathy?
Just a century ago, there were 22 homeopathic medical schools, 100 homeopathic hospitals, and over 1,000 homeopathic pharmacies. Boston University, Stanford University, and New York Medical College all taught homeopathy.

This all changed due to the Flexnor Report - officially known as Medical Education in the United States and Canada - in 1910. The report was an attempt to align medical education under a set of norms that emphasized laboratory research and the patenting of medicine. The report was funded by John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie, among others.

Rockefeller and Carnegie offered grants to the best medical schools in America with a caveat: only an allopathic-based curriculum could be taught. Thus, Rockefeller and Carnegie systematically dismantled the courses of these schools by removing any mention of the natural healing power of herbs and plants, or of the importance of diet to health.

Rockefeller used his power to influence Congress into declaring the AMA (American Medical Association) the only body with the right to grant medical school licenses in the United States. This suited Rockefeller perfectly – he then used the AMA to compel the Government to destroy the natural competition, which it did through regulating medical schools.

After the Flexner Report, the AMA only endorsed schools with a drug-based curriculum. It didn’t take long before non-allopathic schools fell by the wayside due to lack of funding and fear mongering/smear campaigns against natural remedies.
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I read a book a while back about the British colonization of India.
Indian had a long tradition of very effective plant-based medicine. The British brought in Western (allopathic) medicine, disparaged traditional healers and quacks. It was typical of the colonial attitude and was done, not to benefit people but for profit.
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What's interesting is, expensive pharmaceuticals were often derived from plants. The British even derived new pharmaceuticals from plants that the "discovered" from traditional Indian healers. Furthermore, pharmaceuticals isolate one beneficial part of a plant but ignore the fact that the plant contains many substances that work in harmony to give better, more effective health benefits.
But you can't patent a plant and, therefore, can't make a profit.
Homeopathy vs allopathy?
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